Newspaper correspondent in Japan and China, 1893-1894. Private secretary to father, 1894-1897. Manager Arizona and New Mexico gold and copper mines for Mistress Phoebe A. Hearst, 1897-1903.
Chairman Illinois Board of Pardons, 1913-1914. Secretary of State of Illinois, 1914-1917. Special investigator for United States Navy, Washington, District of Columbia, 1917-1918.
Manager 49 farms in Illinois, Iowa and Indiana, comprising 10,500 acres. Home: Bloomington, Ill.
Born August 15, 1868